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Northwest Africa 1593
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1593
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1593
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 187.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L5/6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 175 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 191:
Origin or pseudonym:Talsint
Date:2001
Mass (g):187.4
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.3
Classifier:J. Zipfel, MPI
Type spec mass (g):23.9
Main mass:R. and A. Adnane
Institutions
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MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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